Health Rewind: What’s Fueling HIV Among Young Gay Black Men?

of 113Photo
  • Gay Black Men and HIV: Looking Beyond Behavior
  • 031212 health sneezing flu allergies cold
  • NFL, Football
  • 092712 national schools test testing taking classroom sat teens
  • 120612 health tap water drinking hydrate drought
  • 120612 health teen smoking cell phone cigarettes 2
  • 092512 national bring that week back plan b
  • A Desk that Doubles as a Treadmill
  • Mental Illness
  • Weight Loss Wonder
  • obesity

The Price of the Game

A new study suggests routine hits to the head are linked to degenerative brain disease, particularly in contact-heavy positions such as lineman and running backs in football. Eighty percent of the people in the study — the majority of which played sports — showed signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy, an incurable disease resulting in memory loss, depression and dementia. Britt Middleton

(Photo: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

More Photo Galleries

Watch on
Powered By ZergNet